Imster Gorge: rafting tour in the Ötztal
Paddle like there’s no tomorrow to get your white-water rush.
Paddle forward! Paddle backward! Right back, left back! Believe it or not, but you’ll be dreaming of these commands long after your return from this gorge rafting experience in the Oetztal. The Imster Gorge is practically made for rafting. This stretch of river challenges you to fight the spectacular rapids of the legendary Rohrbrückenschwall, the infamous Memminger Walze, and the not-to-be-missed Prallwand, before you can go ashore again in the quaint Haiming area. Even the calmer river sections on this rafting trip in the Oetztal provide you with splashy water action and a dip in ice-cold water. But don’t ever lose sight of the river or a wave might hit you hard. This rafting tour in the Oetztal provides plenty of variety and is ideal for newcomers, teambuilding, family trips, student excursions, or a big birthday bash. Book your adventure online now and enjoy free access to the Water AREA on the day of your trip.
Allow three hours for this rafting tour in the Ötztal including safety talk, changing into gear, and transfer. This Ötztal rafting experience is the ideal activity for beginners. All of our tours are accompanied exclusively by professional, certified guides, who also provide you with an introduction to the sport and safety instructions.
Your wetsuit, helmet, and vest, as well as everything else you need for this tour are provided by us. Please bring your own swimwear and toiletries, as well as something to change into after the tour. Showers, changing rooms, and lockers can be found at our Outdoor Base. Boats are available either for groups of eight or ten people.
To book this rafting experience in the Ötztal, you must be 14 years or older and not weigh more than 130 kilograms. If you are under 16, you must be accompanied by an adult. Good swimming ability and a good physical condition are also required.
The price for this tour includes the transfer to and from the canyon, all gear required for the trip (including footwear), as well as exclusive entry into our splashy Water AREA on the day of your visit.
This tour runs rain or shine. You’re going to get wet anyway! But if the weather is actually dangerous, an alternate date will be given.
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